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Undergraduate: Admission Counselors

Have questions about your Marist application? Simply reach out to the admission counselor that covers your state.

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Admission Counselors

Undergraduate Admission: Counselors

Our counselors focus on providing individual attention within our highly selective admissions process. They always welcome your questions, so search for your counselor below. For general inquiries, call the Admission Office at (845) 575-3226 Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or email Admission@askdrdog.com

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Admission counselors are listed alphabetically by last name.

 

Angie Alamah


Director of Southwest/Texas Admission
Territories: New Mexico, Texas, Utah
 

 

Chris Doyle, '03

Director of Admission
Territories:  Illinois, New York (Finger Lakes, Hudson Valley, Mohawk Valley, North Country, Southern Tier and Western)
 

 

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Donelle Durham

Director of Southeast Admission
Territories: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee

 

Kendra Elder, '20/'21 MA


Transfer/First-Year Admission Counselor
Territories: New York (Capital Region and Rockland County)
 

 

 

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Hasion Gaston


International Admission Counselor

Territories: Central America, Latin America, Middle East

 

 

 

 

 

Joanne Germano


Director of Western US Admission

Territories: California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon
 

 

Joe Giacalone, '03/'08 MPA
 

Executive Director, International Admission
Territories: Western Sahara, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oceania, Western Europe
 

 

 

Kate Gildard, '10/'13 MPA
 

Senior Associate Director
Territories: Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin 
 

 

 

Louis Higuera, '20/'23 M


International Admission Counselor

Territories: Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, Northern Asia

 

 

Jazmine Manning, '22


Admission Counselor

Territories: Connecticut, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota

 

 

Meghan McLaughlin, '21


Admission Counselor

Territories: New Jersey, New York (Staten Island)

 

Jesse Mungin, '11


Regional 
Admissions Representative
Territories: Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C.
 

 

 

Kelli Nienstadt, '19/'22 MA


Assistant Director of Admission

Territories: Missouri, Montana, New York (Long Island and Queens), West Virginia, Wyoming
 

 

 

Nicole Radassao, '12/ '16 MA


Senior Associate Director

Territories: Iowa, Indiana, New York (Central New York, Syracuse, and Rochester)
 

 

 

Kent Rinehart BA '94, MBA '99

Kent Rinehart, '94/'99 MBA


Dean of Undergraduate Admission

 

 

Jaclyn Sager, '11


Director, Transfer & Adult Admission
 

 

 

Corinne Schell, '83


Director of Alumni Admissions Program

 

 

 

Joe Tuosto, '23


Admission Counselor
Territories: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont

 

Kimberly Burton

West Coast Admission
Territories: Northern California, Colorado, Arizona, Washington

Shri Ravella

Director of South Asia Admissions
Territories: South Asia